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3 one-point-five billion.. and it could get even bigger.we're talking about tonight's record breaking powerball jackpot.. coming up. 3 good morning.... it's wednesday, january 13.i'm lauren elise.... 3 and i'm ben hill.. here with nicole papay and chris scott. thanks for joining us on the morning news. 3 sunny &; cold today, with highs reaching 48 in the upstate and 39 with highs reaching 48 sunny &; cold
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highs reaching 48 in the upstate and 39 in the mountains. a light breeze will stick around. tonight stays clear and cold with lows in the 20s. thursday brings another round of sunshine, before rain returns on friday. 3 ((wrap up)p) 3 let's send it over to chris with traffic. 3 we're watching: watching: 3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on-- 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 cam on--at the s.c.d.o.t. here's a live look 3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on-- 3 3 3 3 cam on--at the s.c.d.o.t. here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on-- 3
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3 3 (president obama) and that's why i stand here as confident as i have ever been that the state of our union is strong. thank you." you."for his final time in office... president obama addressed the nation with his state of the union.the president reflected on his last seven years in office.. saying there have been positive changes.but there is also work to be done.. including protecting the u-s from terrorists.he's calling on congress to take action. 3 3 "priority number one is protecting the american people and going after terrorist networks." networks.""if this congress is serious about winning this war, and wants to send a message to our troops and the world, authorize the use of military force against isil. take a vote." vote."the president also urged americans to be more willing to compromise and work together.he said he regrets that the division between republicans and democrats has
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3 and as some of the republican presidential candidates have called for a tougher stance on immigration... governor nikki haley is getting attention this morning for what she said during her rebuttal speech. speech. 3 during anxious times, it can be tempting to follow the siren call of the angriest voices. we must resist that temptation. no one who is willing to work hard, abide by our laws, and love our traditions should ever feel unwelcome in this country." country."the governor-- who is the daughter of immigrants-- also urged immigration reform and proper vetting.she also said president obama hasn't done enough to fight the terror threat.. and she believes a republican president would keep americans safe. 3 3 all new this morning.. the pentagon says 10 u-s sailors detained by iran. iran.nine men and one woman were released early this mororng.the iranian government took them into custody after their boats drifted into iran's territorial waters.. which they are blaming on a boats.
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3 covering our counties-- greenville county deputies have a man behind bars in the death of his girlfriend's toddler. toddler.investigators charged michael latimer with homicide by child abuse.that charge was upgraded this week after the little girl passed away. away.the coroner says two year old destiny jackson died at ghs children's hospital, one week after she was admitted. investigators say she died of non-accidental head trauma. latimer is being held on no bond while deputies investigate. 3 it will be a tough day for some students in greenville county, after the death of a classmate. classmate.the spartanburg county coroner's office says they're investigating the death of 18 year old nathan moore.we're told he was a senioioat greer high school and played basketball.this morning, it's not clear how he died.the coroner says foul play is not suspected. 3 the spartanburg county sheriff's office is still looking for clues in an attempted murder last week. week.on tuesday.. a dive team went into the tyger river to look for evidence.they searched the area along reidville road near river falls plantation.
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batchelor was shot last week. sheriff chuck wrighsays she was on her way home when she was shot several times.. and left for dead. dead.we're told batchelor's husband and children were waiting for her at home.. and it was her husband who found her.no suspects have been named.if you know anything about this case, call 1- 888-crime-sc. 3 transportation officials are preparing for what's being called the largest traffic project ever in the upstate. upstate.the eye-85 - 385 gateway project is set to start in about two weeks.it's goal is to improve traffic flow for people getting on and off the interstate.d-o-t says construction will start on roper mountain road and chrome drive.. and will mostly take place overnight.it's all set to be finished in the spring of 2019. 3 3 later today--1-point-five billion dollars is up for grabs!! grabs!!and the number could get even higher before tonight's powerball drawing. 3 fox carolina's ashley minelli is live with more on the historic jackpot, ashley?
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292 3 point two 3 - $930 cash payout-- before taxes- full amount over 30 years- 2 weeks to get your payout- experts: odds of winning with a quick pick a little better, could be because about 70-80% of tickets are purchased that way
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3 clock is ticking to get your ticketsmust be bought by 9:59 - drawing is only on fox tonight- right before the late news at 10:59 3
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3 time for weather 3 and traffic every 10 minutes. minutes. 3 sunny &; cold today, with highs reaching 48 in the upstate and 39 in the mountains. a light breeze will stick around. tonight stays clear and cold with lows in the 20s. thursday brings another round of sunshine,
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3 3 now let's send it over to the traffic center. 3 we're watching: accident w blue ridge dr @ w parker rd gossett rd @ i-85 hit &; run injuries injuries 3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. 3 cam on-- 3 3 it's ______.team leaders are getting what they want.. but fans of the saint louis rams
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tell you what the nfl has approved.. coming up. 3 here's a live look over usc upstate-- you're watching the morning news on fox carolina.
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3 welcome back to the morning news on fox carolina.we're back with a live look in greenville.fire crews are on scene of a house fire on birnie street.that call came in sometime around 5:00 this morning.we are told one man got out safely.fire started in the attic. 3 3 lawmakers in congress have come together to approve sanctions against north korea for conducting a nuclear test. test.the bill passed the house almost unanimously-- 4 4 to two.lawmakers want to make sure north korea doesn't get any money to develop miniaturized nuclear warheads. they say cutting off north korea's access to cash also makes it difficult to pay their army and police forces. 3 michigan's governor is asking for help from fema to make sure people in the city of flint have safe water to drink. drink.governor rick snyder has also activated the national
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bottled water... filters and testing kitslast week, snyder declared a state of emergency because dangerous levels of lead were detected in flint's water supply.city leaders say they are working to clean up the water.. and figure out where the contamination came from. 3 firefighters in oakland, california are working to rescue a man who's been trapped in a sewer since tuesday. tuesday.crews say a trench collapsed tuesday afternoon... leaving the man buried up to his chest in a 10 foot sewer line.workers have been trying to stablize the ground to make sure it doesn't cave in anymore.crews say it appears the man is okay. 3 it looks like the los angeles area will have an nfl team once again. again.nfl owners have voted to allow the saint louis rams to move. move.commissioner roger goodell says the rams can move to a new stadium in inglewood. the san diego chargers can also move and share the facilty if they want.the rams moved from los angeles to saint louis after the 1994 season.fans in missouri say they're upset.
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3 mos1: " "rst i'm very sad to see them go. i've been a huge rams fan my whole life. my dad's been a season ticket holder 20 years. it's just depressing to see a team that i loved and just poured all my sundays into for years just leave."mos 2: "it hurts. i've been a rams fan my entire life. any time anybody asks me, hey what nfl team do you like, of course i say the rams." rams."the oakland raiders also wanted to move, but they were left out of the deal.goodell says they will have the option to share the rams' facility if the chargers don't agree to
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3 time for weather and traffic. traffic. 3 sunny &; cold today, with highs reaching 48 in the upstate and 39 in the mountains. a light breeze will stick around. tonight stays clear and cold with lows in the 20s. thursday brings another round of sunshine in the 50s, with scattered rain returning on friday. friday night becomes dry and cold, leading to a partly cloudy saturday with highs in the low 50s. sunday looks to bring clouds and a slight chance for wintry mix or snow across the carolinas, stick with us as we fine-tune the forecast. sunny &; cold today, with highs reaching 48 in the upstate and 39 in the mountains. a light breeze will stick around. tonight stays clear and cold with lows in the 20s. thursday brings another round of sunshine in the 50s, with scattered rain returning on friday. friday night becomes
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partly cloudy saturday with highs in the low 50s. sunday looks to bring clouds and a slight chance for wintry mix or snow across the carolinas, stick with us as we fine-tune the forecast.
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3 let's send it over to chris. 3 3 3 we're watching: hwy 182@ school house rdifo oakway intermediate schoolaccident w blue ridge dr @ w parker rd gossett rd @ i-85 hit &; run injuries injuries 3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on--pit crew traffic 3 sponsored by kevin whitaker chevrolet cadillac! 3 3 3 now for a look at news you need to know..president obama is hitting the road today after his final state of the union address.the president will take his message to omaha, nebraska today.. and baton rouge, louisiana
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3 mcdowell county deputies are looking for an suv that may be connected to several crimes in the county.deputies say the green dodge durango with a tennessee tag was spotted at the scene of a larceny and a car theft.call 828-65-crime if you see this vehicle. 3 the clemson tigers football players are back in the upstate after playing in the national championship.hundreds of fans came out tuesday night to welcome them home.the team had a perfect season before falling to alabama monday night. 3 theater-goers in new york are honoring the life and legacy of rock legend david bowie. bowie.bowie passed away sunday night after an 18-month battle with cancer.known for pushing boundaries, bowie tried his hand in the theater.critics say his off-broadway musical "lazarus" is the hottest ticket in new york.tuesday night's show was a sold out and the first performance of the musical since bowie's death."lazarus" features both new songs and some old favorites. the show stars
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3 it's ______.a local woman says her truck was stolen and when it was returned she found important items inside that didnt belong to her.coming up: how she is trying to find the rightful owner. 3 here's a live look over greenville --thee morning news on fox carolina is back in minutes.
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welcome back to the morning news on fox carolina.this is a
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3 a greenwood woman says she's trying to return a box of memories to it's rightful owner.. after they were found in a very unlikely place. place.lesley lane says her truck was stolen from her work earlier this month.it turned up nearly a week later and inside was a box filled with letters, important documents and deeds to real estate that dated back to the 1930's.lane says she thinks the box belongs to a relative of a world war two soldier.she believes the person who stole her truck likely stole from that family as well.if you think you can help head to fox
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3 time for weather 3 and traffic every 10 minutes. 3 sunny &; cold today, with highs reaching 48 in the upstate and 39 in the mountains. a light breeze will stick around. tonight stays clear and cold with lows in the 20s. thursday brings another round of sunshine, before rain returns on friday. 3 ((weather hit)) 3 let's send it over to the pit crew traffic center. 3 we're watching:hwy 182@ school house rdifo oakway intermediate schoolaccident w blue ridge dr @ w parker rd gossett rd @ i-85 hit &; run injuries injuries 3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on-- 3
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3 it's ______.it looks like spartanburg county sheriff chuck wright will be running up against one of his former deputies in the primary.who's announcing his candidacy -- coming up. 3 we leave you with a live look at birnie street in greenville--crews clearing the scene of a house firethee morning news on fox carolina is back in minutes. 3 3 good morning, i'm sarah danik.. and i'm cody alcorn. first at four we'll have weather and traffic every ten minutes.and new at ten... are we programmed to eat more in the winter??our weight gain this time of year might just be in our genes... details on the
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3 the morning news starts now. now.president obama gives the state of the union for the final time.coming up, you'll hear what he's asking americans to do.. and how governor nikki haley is responding on behalf of republicans. republicans. 3 one-point-five billion.. and it could get even bigger.we're talking about tonight's record breaking powerball jackpot.. coming up. 3 good morning.... it's wednesday, january 13.i'm ben hill. hill.and i'm lauren elise .. here with nicole papay and chris scott.thanks for joining
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3 sunny &; cold today, with highs reaching 48 in the upstate and 39 in the mountains. a light breeze will stick around. tonight stays clear and cold with lows in the 20s. thursday brings another round of sunshine, before rain returns on friday. 3 ((wrap up)) 3 let's send it over to chris. 3 we're watching:hwy 182@ school
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intermediate schoolaccident w blue ridge dr @ w parker rd gossett rd @ i-85 hit &; run injuries injuries 3 3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on-- 3 3 3 all new this morning.. one man is safe after an early morning house fire in greenville.the fire department was called to birnie street around 5:00 this morning.investigators tell us the fire started in the attic. we are told one man got out safely.the fire is not considered suspicious.. but authorities are investigating. 3 3 president obama is set to hit the road, after giving his final state of the union address. address.the president will head to nebraska today to talk about the progress he's made since taking office seven years ago. ago.during last night's speech, the president said he
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urged americans to reject the growing division between republicans and democrats.. and says compromise is the only way to move the country forward. 3 3 3 democracy grinds to a halt without a willingness to compromise. or when even basic facts are contested, and we listen only to those who agree with us. our public life withers when only the most extreme voices get attention. attention.3 the president also laid out some goalse wants to achieve before leaving office-- including fighting the islamic state.. and finding a cure for cancer. 3 while the president talked about his progress in office... governor nikki haley says he hasn't done enough. 3 3 "many americans are still feeling the squeeze of an economy too weak to raise income levels. we're feeling a crushing national debt, a health care plan that has made insururce less affordable and
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chaotic unrest in many of our cities." cities."haley was chosen to give the republican rebuttal to the state of the union.the governor called for tougher immigration policies.. but says the u-s should welcome those who want to come here legally.she also condemned the idea of using religion to screen potential immigrants. 3 3 an anderson county woman -- charged in the death of her newborn baby -- will remain behind bars. bars.our cameras were rolling as "joanie holcombe" was denied bond in court tuesday morning.the sheriff's office says she confessed to placing her newborn in a plastic bag on december 13th.deputies say the baby girl's body was in the woods for weeks before she was found by a neighbor.we talked to her boboriend who says he's not the baby's father and doesn't think holcomb did this alone. 3 3 3 "i was mad i was scared i was upset for her...i mean i was just really confused, i'm still confused i still don';t know why she did it.""i love her to death but she couldn't
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herself."anderson county sheriff john skipper says the case highlights south carolina's safe haven laws.he says holcombe should have dropped the baby off somewhere. 3 spartanburg county sheriff chuck wright will have familiar challenger in his race to get re-elected. elected.later this morning at 11:00 -- "russell lynch" is expected to officially announce his candidacy on the courthouse steps.he will also talk about his main priorities, problems in the county, and his vision for the future.lynch has been on the force for 25 years and stepped down monday to run for the office. office.he will of course be running in the republican primary against the current sheriff in june. 3 3 1-point-five billion dollars is up for grabs!! grabs!!and the number could jump even higher before tonights powerball drawing. 3 fox carolina's ashley minelli is live with more on the historic lottery prize, ashley?
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ticketsmust be bought by 9:59 3 - $930 cash payout-- before taxes- full amount over 30 years- 2 weeks to get your payout- experts: odds of winning with a quick pick a little better, could be because about 70-80% of tickets are purchased that way 3 3 3 "probably faint first. i just want to help people that's out there.... i don't need that much money. i can share it." it." 3 - rolled 19 times without a
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3 time for weather and traffic every 10 minutes. minutes. 3 sunny &; cold today, with highs reaching 48 in the upstate and 39 in the mountains. a light breeze will stick around. tonight stays clear and cold with lows in the 20s. thursday brings another round of sunshine, before rain returns on friday.
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3 chris is standing 3 by in the traffic center: 3 we're watching: watching: 3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on-- 3 this morning, a mom in greenville is asking for birthday cards to help her daughter through a very tough time. time.hailey simmons is nine years old today.her mom tells us hailey lost her dad just two days before christmas.. and it's been very hard on the
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people will send her some birthday cards to help lift her spirits.if you'd like to send one.. we have all the information on fox carolina dot com. 3 3 it's ______.the season ended on a tough note, but the clemson tigers got a hero's welcome as they returned home from the national championship. we'll take a look.. coming up. 3 here's a live look over greenville-- you're watching the morning news on fox
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news with lauren elise, ben hill, meteorologist nicole papay, chris scott with pit crew traffic. 3 welcome back to the morning news on fox carolina.you're looking live over usc upstate 3 3 state lawmakers in columbia are heading back to work with a long list of things to figure out this year. year.they returned to the state house on tuesday.one of the biggest issues facing the state is fixing roads and bridges.they will have more than a ??? surplus to take care of all issues -- but many communities want to know if that money will be enough for lawmakers not to raise taxes.lawmakers say besides s oads they'll be focusing on improving certain schools and early education. 3 republican front runner donald trump will no longer be welcome in south carolina if one lawmaker has his way. way.york county democract "john king" filed a bill in
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trump is not welcome in the palmetto state.king says he was prompted after trump had a muslim woman removed during a campaign rally in rock hill last week.the bill is now being reviewed by the house judiciary committee. 3 trump is one of 12 republican candidates running for president.many who will be in north arleston tomorrow for their first debate of the year. year.charleston will also host the democratic candidates this weekend.the top three are set to debate sunday night on nbc. you can find everything you need to know about the debate on fox carolina dot com. 3 for the first time in 40 years charleston has a new mayor. mayor."john tecklenburg" is a businessman who was elected back in november.he took office monday and gave his inaugural address.local media reports tecklenburg will focus on public safety, tourism, and education during his first term.tecklenburg replaces the longest serving mayor in city history -- joe riley.he served the city for 10 terms before retiring last year. 3 3 this morning -- the clemson tigers football team is waking up back in south carolina.they
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-- after a "once in a lifetime" trip to the national championship. 3 and the tigers were welcomed back by cheering fans after an incredible -- 14-and -one- football season 3 by 7:00 -- hundreds of clemson fans were outside the stadium. the tigers pulled up about two hours later with fans cheering them on loud and proud through the windy and cold weather. fans we spoke with say it a championship would have been great but alabama was a tough opponent.they say they're still proud of the team. 3 3 "it was a victory and i just you know i watched teh game and i'm like man it was real close, so i decided to come out here to support them." 3 many players head back to class today.the tigers are already ranked number one in
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3 time for weather and traffic every 10 minutes.
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3 sunny &; cold today, 3 with highs reaching 48 3 in the upstate and 39 3 in the mountains. a 3 light breeze will stick
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and cold with lows in the 20s. thursday brings another round of sunshine in the 50s, with scattered rain returning on friday. friday night becomes dry and cold, leading to a partly cloudy saturday with highs in the low 50s. sunday looks to bring clouds and a slight chance for wintry mix or snow across the carolinas, stick with us as we fine-tune the forecast. sunny &; cold today, with highs reaching 48 in the upstate and 39 in the mountains. a light breeze will stick around. tonight stays clear and cold with lows in the 20s. thursday brings
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the 50s, with scattered rain returning on friday. friday night becomes dry and cold, leading to a partly cloudy saturday with highs in the low 50s. sunday looks to bring clouds and a slight chance for wintry mix or snow across the carolinas, stick with us as we fine-tune the forecast. 3 ((weather hit)) 3 now time for traffic: 3 3 3 we're watching: watching: 3 here's a live look at the
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traffic 3 sponsosod by kevin whitaker chevrolet cadillac! 3 3 3 news you need to know..michael latimer is behind bars -- charged in the death of his girlfriend's toddler.his charge was upgraded after the little girl passed away.the greenville county coroner says destiny jackson died at ghs children's hospital, one week after she was admitted. 3 the pentagon says 10 u-s sailors are now free after they were detained by iran.the iranian government took them into custody after their boats drifted into iran's territorial waters.mechanical being blamed. 3 the biggest powerball jackpot in history is up for grabs tonight.according to the powerball website the prize is now up to 1 point 5 billion dollars.the estimated cash payout is 930 million dollars. you can catch the live drawing right here on fox carolina tonight at 10:59. 3 time for birthday shout-outs, sponsored by urban nirvana...
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easley.if you'd like us to mention a birthday on the air, send the name, date, and hometown to *birthdays at fox know if you'd like to see it in either the 7 or 8 o'clock hour. 3 we'll be right back, but first -- a look at yesterday's winning lottery numbers. 3 3 3
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3 we're back with a live look over greenville 3 a brother and sister team in north carolina are a big hit in their neighborhood after getting national recoginition. recoginition.kayla and trey henley are 7th graders who just so happen to be swing
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their competitions have been viewed by millions online. their parents say trey first saw his sister compete and wanted to try it as well.he described what it's like to face those judges. 3 3 "it was scary at first right before you're about to go in front of all those people and dance." dance." "we do it just for the enjoyment whenever they started competing whenever the chips fall they fall and were just tickled to death to see them on the floor dancing, won or lose." lose."trey went on to win the 2015 national championship for the 13 and under division in november.
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3 sunny &; cold today, with highs reaching 48 in the upstate and 39 in the mountains. a light breeze will stick around. tonight stays clear and cold with lows in the 20s. thursday brings another round of sunshine, before rain returns on friday. 3 3 chris is in the traffic center: 3 we're watching: watching: 3 here's a live look at the
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3 3 3 be sure to stay with fox carolina all morning long.. we're bringing you the days top stories until nine o'clock. throughout our four hours of news you can catch live reports from the field, plus weather and traffic updates every 10 minutes.
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